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Dec 1, 2012 12:30pm EST
hedge fund. healthcare, the phrase you used is how we manage our markets. i remember 41 of the most profound papers i read was the paper nearly 1960's on why health care is different. why doesn't the free-market rescue work, what other designs do we have? >> what arrow did, you have this wonderful idealized version of a market that is in our textbooks. which a market is a perfectly efficient way to work, and not necessarily fear which is a different question but there are a bunch of things, assumption that are involved, assumptions that everybody has the same information and everybody knows what they are doing and the buyers understand what the sellers, able to make informed decisions. what can arrow did almost 60 years ago, he said if you made a list of these things, various ways in which markets fail, the paradigm doesn't apply, everyone of those applies to health care. healthcare is a nightmare for the problem issues of markets, asymmetrical information of various kinds, people may have a better notion, you have to rely on insurance, and not -- big costs are unpredictable and hug
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> this function in the u.s. health-care industry, dr. martinez carry on what hospitals won't tell you. his latest is unaccountable saturday night at the:00 eastern on afterwards. on c-span2. >> now a brief look at the impact is cliff negotiations may have on tax incentives from today's washington journal. this is just under 10 minutes. >> guest: >> host: we have been focusing on different parts of the fiscal cliff discussion and now we are looking at tax extenders or tax incentives for business and individuals. joining us in this discussion is a tax writer for see q roll-call, what are text extenders? >> temporary tax breaks. that is the most basic definition. some are concerned the entire tax code is turning to one text extender. where do you define it? traditionally they are considered to be small provisions narrowly targeted at different types of businesses. some do individuals as well. >> host: why are the temporary? >> guest: good question. a lot of people including people in congress say they should be made permanent or they should be eliminated altogether. but they are temporary because it
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
insurance portfolio, which includes single family and multi-family housing and insured healthcare facilities and also responsible for several of hud's rental assistant programs. prior to her nomination, she served has hud's deputy assistant secretary for multi-family housing, and before that was president and chief executive of the bridge housing corporation. she was also voted one of housing wire's influential women in housing 2012, with a very lovely photo, to ensure that we make it through the program, carol will join the other panelists later in the session to take questions. we won't do that right after her remarks. without further adieu, i would like to introduce carol galant. >> thank you. thank you so much for westing this event. it really is an important occasion to be talking about the future of fha, under the current circumstances, and i am delighted to be asked to be here to do that. i do have a short slide presentation i think would be very useful to ground the conversation for the balance of the panelists. to be sure that all of news the room are essentially on the same page ab
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am EST
whether it's women's healthcare or immigration. there was asset of issues that for younger voters was important to think about the kind of country and kind of president they wanted representing them. so on all those questions people wrestled carefully. i think that's why ultimately enough people in enough battleground states chose the president to continue this journey we're on. quickly in terms of demoggrafi. we don't know this for sure but we could be seeing different elections in on years and off years. the election in 2014 is going to be different than presidential lecktorts. and the comments i made were predicated on what we thought would happen in a presidential election. you had latinos turning out. the president won the cuban vote. the first time infer florida. you saw young voters actually exceeding in most states their turnout from four years ago to the surprise of most analyst. you saw african turn out even though the excitement was four years ago, you saw a real determination there to support the president and you saw african-american rise in a lot of places. that is g
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